Full Steam Ahead


Writing a novel is like driving a car at night.
You can see only as far as your headlights,
but you can make the whole trip that way.

E. L. Doctorow, author


Sometimes I need this reminder.  Especially when my mind is in a dense fog.


Image source:   Bryan Alexander user on flickr.com, CC2.0 Generic

In response to today’s Daily Prompt:   Fog


Listen to music.  It could save your soul.  Be kind.  It could save someone’s world.  Wear a hat.  It could save your life.


When It Hits, Use Your Mouth

Earlier this week my youngest commented there was a funny smell coming from the basement.  I thought it was just the bit of mustiness I had noticed myself, normal for at the end of winter and pre-spring cleaning time, especially without a window down there.  As I approached the stairs however, I did notice the smell had changed, wasn’t ‘normal’ at all anymore.  Down I went. Continue reading